The State Hornet

President Nelsen gives Spring Address

Jonathan Ayestas

January 21, 2016

Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen highlighted the need for improved graduation rates in his first Spring Address. He informed the crowd in the University Union Ballroom of several statistics regarding transfers and first-time freshmen. He also mentioned that Sac State was ranked 20th ou...

Faculty Senate members address lack of consultation over Folsom Hall’s rented space

Andres De Leon

March 13, 2015

Sacramento State’s signed lease agreement with California Northstate University was the topic of discussion during the Faculty Senate meeting, as well as a proposed resolution to nullify the contract between the two institutions.Faculty members on Thursday were upset they were not consulted about the...

Faculty Senate presents awards, addresses Folsom Hall’s rented space

Andres De Leon

February 20, 2015

The Faculty Senate meeting was filled with applause as the students being awarded the Faculty Endowment for Student Scholarship Award were announced.The Thursday meeting decided awards for the 2014-15 academic school year, which covers tuition expenses for selected students.“We are giving seven awards t...

Former engineering dean asked Sacramento State to reconsider removal

Ilian Cervantes-Branum

May 7, 2014

Emir Macari, the former dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, was informed in January he would not be retained in his administrative position. In a memorandum sent from Vice President of Human Resources Christine Lovely, an investigation under Sacramento State’s Reconsid...

Student tuition raises remain unclear

Student tuition raises remain unclear

Craig Sanders

February 26, 2014

Despite an assurance from Gov. Jerry Brown that tuition will not increase for the next six years, both Sacramento State students and the administration remain skeptical.Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mike Lee is certain that tuition will not increase this next fiscal year, but beyond tha...

Campus emergency provoked need for new campus signs

Craig Sanders

February 19, 2014

After unmarked campus streets were seen as harmful to student safety, Sacramento State spent two years and approximately $37,000 to rename and install 26 street signs.The origin of the project started when Kirtland Stout, director of Risk Management and Continuity Planning, noticed the street signs in...

Newly proposed residence hall may increase housing rates

State Hornet Staff

February 5, 2014

Sacramento State on-campus housing rates may increase for the first time in five years under a new Student Housing Advisory Committee proposal that will cost approximately $40 million.Requiring approval from the Board of Trustees, the plan to construct a two-wing 350-bed residence building south of Desm...

Campus community discusses Master Plan at forum, offer suggestions

Campus community discusses Master Plan at forum, offer suggestions

Kathleen Pizzo

November 6, 2013

In an ongoing effort to build a better campus, Sacramento State held its second campus forum Oct. 30 on the Master Plan project.Put on by the Sacramento State’s Master Plan Task Force, the school has incorporated suggestions made by the campus community including students, faculty and staff.A.C. Martin, the ...